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On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 18:58, Bastien Guerry <b...@altern.org> wrote:Well, yes, but that's a bit of circular reasoning. Of course the
> In the same way that the manual page (info "(Emacs)Buffers") is relevant
> to the users.
current terminology is relevant, because it *is* the current
terminology, after all. That does not mean that the user cares about
the precise term, as long as s/he understands it.
> How many users are complaining about the fact that it's not easy to openI don't see the relevance of that question (my fault, I'm sure). I was
> and close a file with Emacs? As long as this is not a *major* problem,
> let's not consider whether it's good or not to change Emacs terminology.
under the impression that the relevant question would be: "how much
difficult is for beginners to learn Emacs when they read about buffers
and frames and keybindings, instead of X and Y and Z?" [where X, Y and
Z are suitable terms commonly used in other environments]
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